Dorene Kay Cornwall

22 May 1952–6 March 1981 (Age 28)
Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States

The Life of Dorene Kay

When Dorene Kay Cornwall was born on 22 May 1952, in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States, her father, Ruland Neel Cornwall, was 26 and her mother, Ramona Jean Smith, was 24. She died on 6 March 1981, at the age of 28, and was buried in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruland Neel Cornwall
1925–1991
Ramona Jean Smith
1927–2007
Dorene Kay Cornwall
1952–1981

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 3

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 3

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.
1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment

Age 9

The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

Name Meaning

English:1. regional name from the county of Cornwall, which is named with the Old English tribal name Cornwealas. This is from Kernow (the term that the Cornish used to refer to themselves, a word of uncertain etymology, perhaps connected with a Celtic element meaning ‘horn’, ‘headland’), + Old English wealas ‘strangers’, ‘foreigners’, the term used by the Anglo-Saxons for Britishspeaking people. 2. variant of Cornwell .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Doreen in entry for Ramona J Cornwall, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Doreen K. Cornwall Dishion, "BillionGraves Index"

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